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    MackenzieHailey (OP)
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    Best Hearing Protection

    I may sound like a wimp but I'm having some issue with my ears whenever I ride for a long time. I'm hearing some ringing sometimes and sometimes I don't. I did some research and I found out that this may be a an early sign of tinnitus. I already tried some generic plugs and got my ear canal inflamed because of it.

    If you guys have any suggestions on what brand or kind of hearing protection I should use feel free to answer.

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    Re: Best Hearing Protection

    I always use ear protection. Especially with the use of full face helmets although safer, produces more low range booming type noise that can contribute to hearing loss. this is the type of noise you wouldn't necessarily be bothered by but can damage hearing. I use common foam ear plugs - they are cheap and work well. You may have to try a few to find which one fit best.
    I seem to have a wide ear canal so I use these. they offer maximum 33 decibel reduction - Howard Leight MAX-1 Foam Ear plugs Uncorded NRR33
    "It is wise to keep in mind that neither success nor failure is ever final."
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    Re: Best Hearing Protection

    Not a wimp... riding with earplugs is amazing. I find it much more relaxing. I just use the foam ones you spin in your fingers to compress first.



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